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AP Explains: Brexit awakens old fears in Northern Ireland

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland's wounds are deep: Bloody Sunday, Enniskillen, Belfast's sectarian killings of Catholics and Protestants by paramilitaries on both sides and British Army and Royal Ulster Constabulary...
Jan. 23, 2019

Asian shares mixed on worries over US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed in subdued trading Wednesday as Japan reported weak export data and news surfaced of possible hiccups in China-U.S. trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...
Jan. 23, 2019

Landslides, flooding from dam kill 6 in central Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Torrential rains that overwhelmed a dam and caused landslides killed at least six people and displaced more than 2,000 in central Indonesia, officials said Wednesday. The...
Jan. 23, 2019

Family of slain Mongolian seeks answer as lawsuit begins

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a Mongolian woman murdered in Malaysia 13 years ago says they hope to find answers with a lawsuit that...
Jan. 22, 2019

1 point away, Serena stunned by Pliskova at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Four times, Serena Williams was only one point — a single point — from closing out a victory in the Australian Open quarterfinals. On the first...
Jan. 22, 2019

Natural gas fields give Israel a regional political boost

JERUSALEM (AP) — The discovery of natural gas fields off Israel's coast along the Mediterranean Sea has given the country a geopolitical boost with its neighbors. It's tightened relations with...
Jan. 22, 2019

Motive unclear in Nevada slayings Trump thrust in spotlight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada community shaken by the fatal shootings of four people over the past two weeks is grateful that the suspect is behind bars, but a...
Jan. 22, 2019

Los Angeles teachers head back to school after reaching deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles teachers will go back to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in...
Jan. 22, 2019

Alec Baldwin due in court on charges he punched over parking

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin is due in court in New York City for a hearing on charges that he slugged a man during a dispute over a parking...
Jan. 22, 2019

Landslide, flooding from dam kill 6 in central Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Torrential rains that overwhelmed a dam and caused a landslide have killed 6 people and displaced hundreds in the central Indonesian district of Gowa, an official...
Jan. 22, 2019

Families keep trying to cross border, wall or no wall

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's push for a $5.7 billion wall — a demand that has triggered the longest government shutdown in history — is unlikely on its...
Jan. 22, 2019

Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court decision on transgender troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court...
Jan. 22, 2019

AP sources: Trump, others agitated by Giuliani's performance

NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani's latest media blitz, which was filled with a dizzying array of misstatements and hurried clarifications, agitated President Donald Trump and some of his allies,...
Jan. 22, 2019

Dueling Senate bills would end shutdown in different ways

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two different votes are set in the Republican-controlled Senate with the aim to end the partial government shutdown. One vote Thursday will be on a bill reflecting...
Jan. 22, 2019

Trump wants to deliver State of Union next week as planned

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint...
Jan. 22, 2019

What we know so far about Trump Tower project for Moscow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confused about the business proposal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow? Join the club. President Donald Trump's lawyer-spokesman Rudy Giuliani and a disputed Buzzfeed News report...
Jan. 22, 2019

Thai royal palace issues decree on 1st election since coup

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's royal palace has issued a decree announcing the holding of the first general election since the military took power in 2014. The date of the vote...
Jan. 22, 2019

Landslide, flooding from dam kill 6 in western Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Torrential rains that overwhelmed a dam and caused a landslide have killed 6 people and displaced hundreds in the western Indonesian district of Gowa, an official...
Jan. 22, 2019

Denver teachers vote to go on strike over pay

DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers voted overwhelmingly Tuesday in favor of going on strike after more than a year of negotiations over base pay. Rob Gould, lead negotiator for the...
Jan. 22, 2019

Serena turns ankle, wastes match points in loss to Pliskova

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams was one point — just one — from quite a comeback victory in the Australian Open quarterfinals when she turned her left ankle. Everything...
Jan. 22, 2019

Amid wall debate, pope visits Panama with migration in mind

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis hopes to leave the sex abuse scandal buffeting his papacy behind as he goes to Central America on Wednesday amid a standoff over President...
Jan. 22, 2019

Venezuela's invigorated opposition take streets in key test

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's re-invigorated opposition faces a crucial test Wednesday as it seeks to fill streets nationwide with protesters in an appeal to the military and the poor...
Jan. 22, 2019

Chilean transgender school protects children from bullying

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Growing up as a transgender child in Chile, Angela was so desperate to escape the physical and verbal abuse from other students at her elementary school...
Jan. 22, 2019

Flooding, landslide kill 6 in western Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian official says torrential rains that caused flooding and a landslide killed 6 people and displaced hundreds in the western district of Gowa. The chief...
Jan. 22, 2019

South Korea human rights body to investigate abuse in sports

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after a wave of female athletes...
Jan. 22, 2019

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